Rural Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment and Chronic Disease: A Mixed Methods Study of Social and Health Factors in Their Care
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Medical School Associate Professor, Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Medical School
This pilot undertakes a mixed-methods study of older adults with dementia in rural Michigan. The pilot addresses how rural older adults with dementia are cared for in their communities, as viewed by primary care physicians in those communities.
- Abe, Michiko, Shinji Tsunawaki, Masakazu Matsuda, Christine T. Cigolle, Michael D. Fetters, Machiko Inoue. Perspectives on disclosure of dementia diagnosis among primary care physicians in Japan: a qualitative study. BMC Fam Pract. 2019 May 23;20(1):69. doi: 10.1186/s12875-019-0964-1. PMID: 31122197 PMCID: PMC6533714
- Cigolle, C. 2017. Rural Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment and Chronic Disease: A Mixed Methods Study of Social and Health Factors in Their Care. Shizuoka Family Medicine, Kikugawa, Japan, February 2017.
- Veterans Education and Research Association of Michigan. Home-based team transitional telecare to optimize mobility and physical activity in recently hospitalized older Veterans. PI: C. Cigolle
- Pfizer Health Research Foundation (Japan). Rural and urban primary care physicians' approaches to the care of patients with dementia: comparative research between Japan and the United States. PI: M. Inoue
- Michigan Health Endowment Fund. Optimizing safe medication use in older adults via in-home telepharmacy. PI: C. Cigolle